Finance Assistant (SC – 5)

negotiable / YEAR Expired 3 weeks ago
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Organizational Setting
The main aim of the FAO country offices, which are headed by an FAO Representative, is to achieve food security and to reduce hunger and malnutrition, to help develop the agricultural, fisheries, and forestry sectors, and to use their environmental and natural resources in a sustainable manner.
Reporting Lines
Under the overall guidance and supervision of the FAO Representative and the direct supervision of the Assistant FAO Representative (Admin), the Finance Assistant is responsible for a variety of routine financial support functions for the FAO Representation.
Technical Focus
The Finance Assistant will ensure that the payments and other financial services including banking service are provided according to the FAO policies, manual and procedures.
Tasks and responsibilities
The incumbent performs the following duties:
• Prepare and monitor monthly cash flow to avoid a cash deficit account
• Review payment requests for Goods/Services, etc, and settlement vouchers/ receipt of advance are in accordance with FAO’s financial policy
• Process Disbursement Vouchers in Global Resource Management System (GRMS) for payment
• Prepare CHECK according to disbursement vouchers for authorized signatory
• Facilitate and coordinate with the Bank for the cash withdrawal and payment transfer process
• Coordinate with the Bank related to the bank account and payment etc.
• Maintain a filing system of financial documents.
• Review required information and documentation for local Travel Authorization/Travel Expense Claim approval
• Perform other duties as required
Minimum Requirements 
• University Degree in  accounting, finance, business administration, or a related field
• 3 years of relevant experience in finance / budget-related support work
• Working knowledge (Level C) of Myanmar/Burmese
• Working knowledge (Level C) of English
• National of Myanmar or resident of the country with a valid work permit
FAO Core Competencies
• Results Focus
• Teamwork
• Communication
• Building Effective Relationships
• Knowledge Sharing and Continuous Improvement
Selection Criteria 
• Ability to work effectively under pressure;
• Ability to take initiative, work independently and accomplish tasks in due time;
• Networks within the project team, among the country team, and other UN agencies;
• Have culturally sensitive and good character and integrity;
Yangon, Myanmar
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